Mister C has been really into cars lately. In trying to think up new ways of playing with them and creating new experiences for him, I set up this invitation to race one day while he was napping. I wasn’t sure if he would bite, but it was the first thing he noticed when he got up!
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To Set up Your Track You Will Need:
That’s it! The setup was simple. All I did was layout a ‘race track’ using painters tape on the floor. I added a finish line at the end using a skinnier strip cut from the same roll of tape and wrote word FINISH on it with a sharpie. Nothing fancy. I lined up his Little People cars and waited for the race to begin!
When he first spied it, he immediately positioned himself right inside the box. I was surprised that he stayed confined to that space to play with it. He’s not typically a kid to stay in one spot for very long but he did. He played with those cars, within that race track, for at least 30 minutes and then revisited it a few more times throughout the day. This activity was definitely a big hit for us.
He spent a lot of time driving his cars along the tape using them more like roads but we also had a number of races….and of course crashes.